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The Royal Trek Trail: A Walk in the Footsteps of Prince Charles

The Royal Trek Trail is a short and easy trek in Nepal that takes you through the foothills of the Annapurna Mountains. The trail is named after Prince Charles, who trekked it in 1981 shortly before he married Princess Diana.

The trail begins in the lakeside city of Pokhara and ends at the beautiful Begnas Lake. Along the way, you will pass through several Gurung villages and enjoy stunning views of the Annapurna Range, including Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Peak).

The hike is a great option for first-time trekkers or those who are short on time. It is also a good way to experience the culture and history of Nepal.

The experience is a must-do for nature lovers and adventure seekers. You will be surrounded by lush green forests, towering mountains, and sparkling lakes. You will also have the opportunity to meet the friendly local people of the countryside and learn about their culture.

The trail is not too challenging, making it a great option for families and people of all fitness levels. Nevertheless, it's important to note that there are a few steep sections, requiring a certain level of physical fitness before embarking on the journey.

The best time to trek the Royal Trek Trail is during the spring (March-May) or autumn (September-November). During these times, the weather is mild and sunny, making for perfect trekking conditions.

 

How the Royal Trek Trail connects to Annapurna Royal Camp (ARC):

The Royal Trek Trail is close to Annapurna Royal Camp, which is a luxury glamping retreat located in the Annapurna foothills. If you are interested in trekking the Royal Trek Trail, you can stay at Annapurna Royal Camp (ARC) before or after your trek.

ARC offers a variety of activities, including yoga sessions, hiking, mountain biking, local food preparation classes, and boating at the lake. Our long-term plan includes a spa, and we already have a restaurant in operation with stunning views of the lake and mountains.

The Royal Trek Trail is a truly magical place that you will never forget. So, what are you waiting for? Start planning your Royal Trek today!